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Catherine Harrop, one of 127 convicts transported on the Mary, 03 June 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Chester Quarter Sessions
3rd June, 1823
5th October, 1823
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 126 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 61 (32)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Trevor Bailey on 12th February, 2013 wrote:
Catherine was a widow with three children. When transported she left her three children with her late husbands brother Thomas.Her daughter Mary Ann was also transported, to NSW, for the same offence. Catherine re-married, to William Whitehead, also a convict, 05/03/1827 at Port Arthur. She had quite a history at hobart and is listed in the book,‘Notorious Strumpets and Dangerous Girls’
Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st December, 2020 wrote:
Daughter Mary Ann Harrop arrived in the Colony;
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Ship: Louisa - 1827
No; 2768 - 14
Name; Mary Ann Harrop. Age; 18
Read & writes. Single, Native County; Stockport
Offence; Stealing cloths
Trial; Chester - 9 July 1827 - 7 years - 3 previous
Height; 5 ft. 2 3/4 in
Complexion; Brown freckled. Hair; Brown. Eyes; Grey
Additional Remarks; MOTHER; her as Catherine Harrop per “Mary”
Convict Changes History
Trevor Bailey on 12th February, 2013 made the following changes: